We have had more Unreal Tournamnet III
for the Xbox 360 news in the last 48 hours than I can remember. Now, Epic has released the final box art for the Xbox 360 version of the game and officially confirmed the Summer release seen at the end
of the recent trailer.
Apr 21, 2008 08:00
Midway and Epic Games Announce Unreal Tournament 3 Coming to Xbox 360(R) This Summer
Award-Winning and Top-Selling Epic Franchise Brings New Characters and Content to Xbox 360(R)
CHICAGO --(Business Wire)-- Apr. 21, 2008 Midway Games Inc. (NYSE:MWY), a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer, and world renowned developer Epic Games Inc., today announced that the highly anticipated and award-winning, first-person shooter Unreal Tournament 3 is scheduled to ship for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft this summer. Utilizing Epic's world class Unreal Engine 3, Unreal Tournament 3 will feature two new characters, five new expansive maps and split screen capability, all exclusive to Xbox 360. Unreal Tournament 3 has already shipped more than one million units worldwide for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.
"We're very excited to be bringing Unreal Tournament 3 to Xbox 360," said Mark Rein, vice president, Epic Games. "Whether playing against our fantastic AI 'bots' or playing online with friends over Xbox LIVE, UT3 is a great fast-paced game with spectacular environments, weaponry and vehicles. Its comprehensive multiplayer offerings are truly going to shine on Xbox LIVE."
"We are extremely happy to expect to put Unreal Tournament 3 in the hands of Xbox 360 owners this summer," said Mona Hamilton, vice president of marketing, Midway Home Entertainment. "The PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system and PC versions have shipped over a million units worldwide thus far, and soon Xbox 360 owners will be able to experience FPS action at its best with Unreal Tournament 3, complete with new characters, new maps and split screen capability."
Unreal Tournament 3 is currently available worldwide for the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system and Windows-based PC.
About Unreal Tournament 3
Unreal Tournament 3, the world's premier PC first-person shooter, will make its debut on Xbox 360(R). Unreal Tournament 3 unleashes the full power of Unreal Engine 3, taking graphics, gameplay, and challenge to a whole new level. Players engage in intense battles with other human players online, or against Unreal artificial intelligence that sets the industry standard. With the most powerful futuristic weapons and vehicles available, this is FPS action at its best!
Unreal Tournament 3 is rated "M" for mature by the ESRB.
More information about Unreal Tournament 3 can be found online at http://www.unrealtournament3.com.